This edited book by two prominent professionals of Sport and Exercise and Performance Sciences addresses relevant issues and experiences as one becomes a sport, exercise and performance psychology practitioner. Chapters discuss the supervision and training involved along with models of practice, theory, techniques, and ethical issues.

part |11 pages


chapter 1|9 pages

Initial Considerations

Developing the Pathway to Become a Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Professional
ByJ. Gualberto Cremades, Lauren S. Tashman, Alessandro Quartiroli

part |204 pages

The Practice of Service Delivery

chapter 2|8 pages

Gleaning Insights

Perspectives of New Sport Psychology Practitioners
ByRobyn A. Braun, Alexis DeVries

chapter 3|8 pages

Pursuing a Career in Applied Sport Psychology in the Czech Republic 1

ByKaterina Kudlackova

chapter 4|8 pages

Sport Psychology Consulting in Trinidad and Tobago

ByDonald La Guerre

chapter 5|6 pages

The Process of Providing Sport Psychology Services in Taiwan

ByChung-Ju Huang (Glen), Tsung-Min Hung, Tai-Ting Chen

chapter 6|8 pages

Dr. Seuss and the “Great Balancing Act”

Exploring the Ethical Places You'll Go Within Australian Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology
ByGene M. Moyle

chapter 7|8 pages

Passing on Values of Fair Play and Sportsmanship Through the Practice of Sport Psychology

ByDiego Gutiérrez del Pozo, Pilar Jerez Villanueva, J. Gualberto Cremades

chapter 8|8 pages

Developing a Philosophy and Theoretical Framework

Mapping a Rich and Complex Landscape for the Brave Explorer
ByRichard J. Keegan

chapter 9|8 pages

Sport Psychology Service Delivery to Danish Elite Athletes

From Professional Philosophy to Successful Cases
ByGregory Diment, Kristoffer Henriksen, Jakob Hansen

chapter 10|8 pages

Enhancing the Performance of Individual Athletes and Teams

Considerations and Challenges for the Delivery of Sport Psychology Services
ByKarl Steptoe, Jamie Barker, Chris Harwood

chapter 11|7 pages

Age and Expertise

Issues When Working With Performers and Their Support System—Moving Beyond “Teaching Grandma to Suck Eggs”
ByTim Holder

chapter 12|10 pages

Promoting Physical Activity and Performance Excellence Among Individuals With Disabilities 1

ByRicardo de la Vega, Víctor Rubio

chapter 13|9 pages

A Theory-Based Model for Health Performance Consultation

BySam J. Zizzi, Liz Gilchrist

chapter 15|8 pages

Training the Tactical Soldier-Athlete

Education to Application
ByTamara Holt

chapter 16|8 pages

Circus Also Needs Performance Psychology

Facts and Realities of Consulting at Cirque du Soleil
ByJean François Ménard, Madeleine Hallé

chapter 17|8 pages

Cultural Sport Psychology

Considerations for Enhancing Cultural Competence of Practitioners
ByKerry R. McGannon, Robert J. Schinke, Rebecca Busanich

chapter 18|9 pages

Cultural Diversity, Transnational Athletes, and Performance

ByTatiana V. Ryba

chapter 19|8 pages

Incorporating Technology Into Practice

A Service Delivery Approach
ByJack C. Watson, Meghan Halbrook

chapter 20|8 pages

Infusing Technology in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Practice

ByCarrie Cheadle, Glenn Pfenninger, Erika Carlson

chapter 21|10 pages

The Business of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology in the United States

ByErika Carlson, Glenn Pfenninger

chapter 22|8 pages

Setting Up a Business in Sport and Performance Psychology

A German Perspective
ByPeter Schneider

chapter 23|7 pages

The Practice of Applied Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

Irish and International Perspectives
ByMark Campbell, Aidan Moran

chapter 24|7 pages

Creating and Maintaining Argentina's National Training Center for Elite Athletes

ByPatricia Wightman Wortelboer

chapter 25|10 pages

Sport Performance Psychology Service Delivery Process

A German Perspective
ByDieter Hackfort, Michael Kuhn

chapter 26|7 pages

The Changing Landscape of Sport Psychology Service in Canada

ByRobert J. Schinke, Kerry R. McGannon

part |137 pages

Training, Supervision, and Mentorship in the Applied Setting

chapter 27|9 pages

The Neophyte Supervisor

What Did I Get Myself Into?
ByBrendan Cropley, Rich Neil

chapter 28|8 pages

From Mentee to Mentor

Considerations for the Neophyte Supervisor
ByJustine Vosloo, Rebecca Zakrajsek, Emma Grindley

chapter 29|7 pages

Facilitating Our Future

Roles, Responsibilities, and the Development of the Sport, Exercise, and Performance Supervisor
ByJack C. Watson, Michelle M. McAlarnen, Vanessa R. Shannon

chapter 30|9 pages

The Seasoned Supervisor

Challenges, Models, and Lessons Learned
ByJoaquín Dosil, Santiago Rivera

chapter 31|8 pages

Ethical Issues in Training Future Practitioners

BySarah L. Castillo

chapter 32|8 pages

Sport Psychology Supervision in the Netherlands

Starting from Scratch
ByR. I. Vana Hutter

chapter 33|8 pages

Developing the “Total” Consultant

Nurturing the Art and Science
ByAngus Mugford, David Hesse, Taryn Morgan

chapter 34|9 pages

Insights from Sweden

Halmstad Applied Sport Psychology Supervision Model
ByNatalia Stambulova, Urban Johnson, Lukas Linnér

chapter 36|7 pages

Peer Mentoring and Peer Supervision

Nordic Experiences
ByAlexander Titkov, Michala Bednáriková, Janne R. Mortensen

chapter 37|8 pages

Nordic Supervisee Experiences in Applied Sport Psychology

BySae-Mi Lee, Alexander Titkov, Janne R. Mortensen

chapter 38|7 pages

Looking Through the Supervisees' Eyes

Australia and China
ByHin Yue Li, Xiaobo Jiang

chapter 39|9 pages

Diffusion of International and European Knowledge and Standards on the Training of Sport and Exercise Psychology Professionals

The Case of Greece
ByAthanasios G. Papaioannou, Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis, Stiliani Chroni

chapter 40|7 pages

International Perspectives

Training and Supervision in the United Kingdom and Australia
ByDavid Tod, Martin R. Eubank, Mark B. Andersen

chapter 41|8 pages

Peer Consultations with Colleagues

The Significance of Gaining Support and Avoiding the “Lone Ranger Trap”
ByAlison Rhodius, Karlene Sugarman

chapter 42|8 pages


Training Practitioners to Help Others on Their Paths
BySteve T. Barney, Mark B. Andersen

chapter 43|7 pages

The Wave of the Future

Integrating Technology into Service Delivery Training
ByLauren S. Tashman, J. Gualberto Cremades

part |11 pages


chapter 44|9 pages

Where Do We Go From Here?

ByAlessandro Quartiroli, J. Gualberto Cremades, Lauren S. Tashman